Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School
Lecturer (all ranks) in Environmental and Resource Management
Location: Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seeks applicants for a faculty lecturer (all ranks) position in Environmental and Resource Management (ERM) program. Appointments may be at Principal Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Lecturer rank commensurate with the candidate's experience and accomplishments, beginning spring 2023. This position is non-tenure track appointment with a fixed-term academic year contract. It is anticipated that the contract will be renewed annually subject to satisfactory performance and the needs of the unit. The Polytechnic School, one of seven schools in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has an energetic environmental management program which focuses on developing the next generation of environmental and water management professionals. To advance this area, we will look for applicants who complement our ability to transfer knowledge and practical experience to our undergraduate and graduate students. The lecturer is expected to teach a typical lecturer assigned course load in particular areas of interest, which include, but are not limited to: US Environmental Laws and Regulations; Hazardous and Solid Waste Management; Environmental Chemistry; Soils and Groundwater Contamination; Air Pollution; Environmental Health, Safety, and Management; and Water Management, Law, and Policy. The successful candidate is expected to: develop a leadership role in creating on-line courses, assist in managing the teaching ERM laboratory; and help create certificate and workforce development courses.
The Polytechnic School seeks candidates who have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching that incorporates active learning, will contribute to our academic programs, will promote transdisciplinary teaching, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, and valuing entrepreneurship. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools of Engineering are expected to adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses.
- Earned Doctorate or Master's degree in environmental management, engineering, or science or a related field to environmental management by the time of appointment;
- Evidence of knowledge of US environmental laws and regulations;
Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate's rank.
- Evidence of excellence in teaching or mentoring experience.
- Practical environmental management experience within the public or private sectors;
- Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to teaching;
Evidence of obtaining competitive funding for sponsored projects.
The application deadline is November 28, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select "apply now" next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement Describing Teaching Interests and Philosophy (four pages maximum)
- Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion* (four pages maximum), and
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